Antony Net Worth & Biography
He was born on February 24, 2000, in São Paulo, Brazil, and started his football career at the age of ten in the youth academy of the famous São Paulo Futebol Clube. After rising through the junior ranks, he had a chance to impress with the senior team during the pre-season of the 2018 J League Challenge in Japan and made an impression by being voted Player of the Tournament.
On 15 November 2018, Tony made his first competitive debut for São Paulo in a 1–1, draw against rivals Gremio. In the 2018 Campeonato Brasileiro Série A season, Tony only made three appearances, but the following season he set the flanks on fire, boasting 29 times with 4 goals and 6 assists.
His exploits did not go unnoticed by European scouts and in February 2020 Dutch Eredivise club AFC Ajax paid £18.2million to secure the Brazilian magician’s services. Tony wanted to impress and in the opening game of the Eredivisie season, the youngster from Brazil opened his account with a goal that secured victory for the defending champions as Ajax beat Sparta Rotterdam by a single goal. On the international stage,
Tony has represented Brazil U23 14 times with 6, goals.Antony Matheus dos Santos was born on February 24, 2000 in Osasco, Sao Paulo, Brazil to Cremilda Prudencio (mother) and Mr. Dos Santos. He grew up with his two other brothers in Osasco with his parents. Antonio joined Sao Paulo Football Club in 2010 at the age of 10. He was part of the Sao Paulo team that won the 2018 J League Challenge Cup and was deferred as the tournament’s best player.
He plays at right-back. Antony was promoted to the senior team of Sao Paulo on 26 September 2018 and made his debut as a substitute in Sao Paulo’s 1-1 draw with Gremio. Ajax announced on February 23, 2020, that they had signed Antony for a fee of £13million and the Brazilian winger signed a five-year deal with the four-time Champions League winner.
He scored his first goal for Ajax in the 1-0 win over Sparta Rotterdam. 23 who won the game of the Japan 2020 Olympic Games. After excelling with the Olympic team, Antony was called up by Tite to the Brazil senior team. He made his Brazil debut as a substitute in a World Cup qualifier against Venezuela. He scored on his debut as Brazil won 3-1.